Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 16.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, Thunderbird before 16.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.13 might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving use of mozRequestFullScreen to enter full-screen mode, and use of the history.back method for backwards history navigation.
Published 2012-10-10 17:55:02
Updated 2020-08-12 18:11:37
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2012-3988

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-3988
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 8200
IPs affected by CVE-2012-3988 341
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-3988

7.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-3988

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-3988

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-3988

Products affected by CVE-2012-3988

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